Immigration Solicitors in Leicester

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If you require legal advice regarding an immigration matter, whether it’s related to work, study or travel visas, seeking asylum or applying for British Citizenship, Cartwright King is here for you. 

Our immigration solicitors in Leicester have a proven track record of success working with business clients and private individuals. You can rely on us to defend your best interests when your future in the UK is uncertain. 

Recognised by the Legal 500, we are a leading local law firm who represent clients all over the UK. Based overseas? Not a problem at all. We provide a reliable and flexible distance service. Our immigration experts regularly work with people seeking to enter the UK, regardless of where they are located.

For any immigration-related legal matters, contact us on 0116 253 9222 and discuss your case with the expert Cartwright King immigration solicitors in Leicester. Your initial telephone consultation is free.

How Cartwright King Leicester can help

From completing visa applications to coordinating with the Home Office and challenging unfavourable decisions, the immigration team at Cartwright King Leicester provides a complete package of immigration services. You can contact us with business and personal immigration queries and we will be happy to offer legal counsel to resolve the matter. 

Our immigration law expertise covers a range of issues, including but not limited to:

  • UK Visa Applications Whatever visa application you need assistance with, whether it’s a Skilled Worker Visas (Tier 2), Student Visas (Tier 4) or Government Authorised Exchange Visa (Tier 5), our immigration team has the knowledge and skills to resolve the problem quickly and efficiently
  • Business Immigration If you are a UK employer looking to hire overseas talent, we can help you with the Sponsor Licence for your business and we can advise you on the legalities of Intra Company Transfers
  • EU Law & Brexit If you are looking to arrange your pre-settled or settled status, or if you are looking to get Indefinite Leave to Remain, we can give you the advice you need
  • UK Immigration Detention Being held in a detention centre and facing deportation is a scary time for anyone but rest assured that our specialist solicitors are here to support you and your family
  • UK Asylum & Human Rights Our immigration experts are well-experienced in dealing with asylum claims and appealing deportation decisions – you can rely on us to protect your rights
  • Judicial Reviews If you believe that the UKVI has unlawfully reached a decision to refuse your visa or asylum application, we can put in motion legal proceedings to appeal against that decision
  • See all

Our immigration solicitors can also help with…

  • Right to rent checks
  • Home Office compliance and illegal working prevention
  • Civil enforcement notices
  • Business premises site visits
  • COVID requirements for immigration workers 

Challenging Home Office Refusal Decisions

Feel like the Home Office UKVI has unlawfully refused your visa or asylum application? Take action quickly and get advice from our immigration lawyers in Leicester to see whether you have grounds to challenge the decision made against you. 

Cartwright King can also assist you with challenging a delay to your visa application caused by the Home Office, especially when the delay has caused prejudice against you. Remember, we are always here to provide you with the reliable legal support you need. 

No-Obligation Consultation with an Immigration Solicitor

Feeling confident and comfortable with your immigration solicitor is important as dealing with legal problems can be taxing both on you and those you love. 

This is why, at Cartwright King Leicester, we offer an initial  free, no-obligation telephone consultation* during which we can:

  • Learn more about you
  • Understand the specifics of your situation 
  • Discuss ways in which we can help you with your case

This “get to know you” meeting also allows you to make your first impressions of our immigration team and decide whether you would like us to represent you. 

The call is fully confidential and puts you under no obligation to continue working with us if you don’t want to. Therefore, you have nothing to lose – simply give our immigration solicitors in Leicester a call on 0116 253 9222 today.

*Please note that this is a “get to know you” conversation only, therefore, no in-depth legal advice will be offered during the initial call.

Our Immigration Fees

As you already know, your first initial consultation is free of charge. Once you have made up your mind and you are happy to be represented by Cartwright King, we can discuss the next steps and the overarching strategy in more detail.

Spending on the unique circumstances of your case, you will be offered various combinations of options. With us by your side you won’t have to worry about unexpected costs – we openly share a list of the prices of all our immigration services for you to see.

Unfortunately, we can’t offer Legal Aid on immigration law cases but we do offer fixed-fee immigration packages built to give access to affordable legal representation to all paying individuals.

Why Choose Cartwright King’s Immigration Solicitors in Leicester?

Advising clients in Leicester since 2001, our immigration law solicitors are trusted by both private and business clients in the East Midlands. Our exceptional professional standards have been recognised by the Legal 500, as well, making us one of the most reputable immigration law firms in the area.

We are flexible and we can adapt to any situation quickly, so we can confidently guide and support clients who are not based in the UK. Your immigration problem will be handled with expertise regardless of where you are located and we will give you constant updates on the progress of your case. 

At Cartwright King, we handle complex immigration issues with care and understanding, ensuring that you feel comfortable and you have adequate legal support through the process. This is the foundation of our very high client satisfaction.

Our Leicester Office

Located at the heart of Leicester, you will find or immigration law office at the following address: Floor 5, Horsefair House, 3 Horsefair Street, Leicester, LE1 5BP.

If you are travelling to Leicester by car, the main roads leading to the city are:

  • M1
  • A6
  • A5460
  • A46
  • A47

There is no parking at the Horsefair House where we are based but the closest parking facilities are at:

  • Leicester Rutland Centre (Curve) LE1 1TQ
  • Newarke Street (Phoenix) LE2 7AD

If you are travelling to Leicester by train, our office is conveniently located only 10 minutes away from the station. If you would like to take a ride instead, there is a taxi rank outside of the station.

If you are travelling by bus, the nearest stops to our offices are:

  • Haymarket bus station
  • St Margaret’s bus station

To book your first free no-obligation phone consultation with our immigration solicitors in Leicester, just give us a call on 0116 253 9222 or fill in the form below and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

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Frequently asked questions.

Do I have to contact an immigration solicitor for my visa application?

Navigating the complexities of immigration law in the UK can be overwhelming if you don’t have expert knowledge of the field. This is why it’s important to seek advice from an immigration lawyer first. Here, at Cartwright King Leicester, we have a dedicated team of immigration specialists who can guide you through the process and ensure that everything is completed correctly and within the deadline. 

What types of visa applications can you advise on?

We regularly advise people on all types of visa-related matters, including:

  • Sponsor Licence and Intra Company Transfer for UK employers
  • Tier 1 Investor Visa, Tier 2 Skilled Worker Visas, Tier 4 Student Visas and Tier 5 Government Authorised Exchange Visas
  • Family immigration issues, Partner/Spouse Visas
  • Applying for British Citizenship

We can also provide you with legal representation when your application has been rejected and when you need advice on how to gain entry clearance.

Do I need to be granted a visa to visit Leicester as a tourist?

Planning to visit the National Space Centre or the Leicester Museum and Art Gallery? Or maybe you fancy a matchday experience at King Power Stadium with Leicester FC? If you are a non-EEA national, planning to discover some of Leicester’s top tourist attractions, you will need to be granted a Standard Visitor Visa before you can travel. It gives you the right to stay in the UK and explore for up to six months.

To be considered eligible for a Standard Visitor Visa, you will have to:

  • Provide evidence that you will depart the UK within six months (e.g. return ticket booking)
  • Offer proof that you have the financial means to support yourself during your stay 
  • If you haven’t booked a return ticket yet, demonstrate that you have the funds to do so

Where are your immigration solicitors based?

Cartwright King has specialist teams of immigration solicitors in Leicester, Leeds, Birmingham, Derby, Leicester and Nottingham. We also offer immigration advice online and over the phone so you can come to us for advice wherever you are in the world.

What our clients are saying about us

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